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What's New for June 2013


POSTED: 6/4/2013
P13-04

Program Information Bulletin
Reissue of P09-39 - How to Change Your Address with MSHA or Request Certain Publications

POSTED: 6/4/2013
I13-IV-01

Procedure Instruction Letter
Reissue of I09-IV-1 Procedures for Documenting Inspections of Dams on Initial and Subsequent Regular Inspections

POSTED: 6/5/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #2 - January 21, 2013
Machinery – Nevada – Lime
Lhoist North America of Arizona Inc. – Apex Quarry and Plant

POSTED: 6/5/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #1 - January 7, 2013
(Victim Died January 19, 2013)
Fall of Highwall – Kentucky – Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Lafarge West, Inc – Three Rivers Quarry

POSTED: 6/5/2013
Accident Prevention Alert

Keep your body inside equipment that is moving!

POSTED: 6/6/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #3 - March 27, 2013
Explosives and Breaking Agents – Missouri – Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Fred Weber Inc – North Stone

POSTED: 6/11/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-13793

Information Collection Request
Program to Prevent Smoking in Hazardous Areas (Pertains to Underground Coal Mines)

POSTED: 6/14/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #8 - June 2, 2013
Powered Haulage – Nevada – Gold Ore
Newmont USA Limited - Exodus

POSTED: 6/14/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-14109

Petition for Modification
Notice of Filing

POSTED: 6/14/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-14107

Information Collection Request
Coal Mine Rescue Teams; Arrangements for Emergency Medical Assistance and Transportation for Injured Persons; Agreements; Reporting Requirements; Posting Requirements

POSTED: 6/14/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-14106

Information Collection Request
Safety Standards for Underground Coal Mine Ventilation—Belt Entry Used as an Intake Air Course To Ventilate Working Sections and Areas Where Mechanized Mining Equipment Is Being Installed or Removed

POSTED: 6/18/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #9 - June 6, 2013
Powered Haulage - Underground - Alabama
Jim Walter Resources Inc - No 7 Mine

POSTED: 6/18/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-14449

Petition for Modification
Notice of Filing

POSTED: 6/19/2013
News Release

Holmes Safety Association embraces mine rescue component

POSTED: 6/21/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #4 - April 4, 2013
Falling/Sliding Material – Arizona – Copper Ore NEC
Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc – Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc

POSTED: 6/21/2013
P13-V-06

Program Policy Letter
Reissue of P11-V-8; Tests for Methane at the Working Face, Using Extendable Probes or Other Acceptable Means

POSTED: 6/21/2013
P13-V-05

Program Policy Letter
Application of Title 30, Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) § 75.523-2 to Mobile Bridge Carriers Connected to Continuous Miners That Form Component Part of Self-Propelled Electric Face Equipment

POSTED: 6/21/2013
P13-V-04

Program Policy Letter
Reissue of P11-V-1; Clarification on Repairs or Maintenance of Machinery, 30 C.F.R. § 75.1725(c)

POSTED: 6/25/2013
P13-V-07

Program Policy Letter
Reissue of P11-V-04 - Remote Restarting of Conveyor Belts when a Slip Switch Stops the Belt

POSTED: 6/25/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #5 - April 16, 2013
Falling/Sliding Material – Louisiana – Salt
North American Salt Company - Cote Blanche Mine

POSTED: 6/25/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #9 - June 13, 2013
Powered Haulage – California – Crushed, Broken Stone NEC
Stevens Creek Quarry Inc - Stevens Creek Quarry

POSTED: 6/25/2013
P13-III-01

Program Policy Letter
Reissue of P11-III-1 - Part 41 Legal Identification Numbers for Auger and Highwall Miner Operators and Providing MSHA Notification of the Relocation of These Portable Mining Operations

POSTED: 6/25/2013
P13-V-08

Program Policy Letter
Reissue of P11-V-03 - Electric Equipment; Examination, Testing and Maintenance

POSTED: 6/26/2013
The History of Mine Rescue

A Journey Through Time...

POSTED: 6/26/2013
News Release

MSHA announces results of May impact inspections

POSTED: 6/27/2013
News Release

D.C. Circuit Court upholds determination involving MSHA’s emergency lifeline standard